Digital Video News Assistant

Application Dates
Applications open
1 Nov 2019
Applications closing
30 Dec 2019
Opportunity Overview
Type Graduate Jobs (Full-time)
Salary
Competitive
Location
Singapore
Start date
Ongoing
Academic requirements
Level of Study
University Undergraduate
Degree Accepted

The Video News Assistant on the Digital desk provides editorial support to the team by scheduling, captioning and publishing video clips. They should have a keen interest in business news that’s delivered in a multi-media platform. They are good team players, quick to pick up skills, and are able to work under pressure. They should be comfortable adapting to various technology platforms.

Overview

The Video News Assistant on the Digital desk provides editorial support to the team by scheduling, captioning and publishing video clips. They should have a keen interest in business news that’s delivered in a multi-media platform. They are good team players, quick to pick up skills, and are able to work under pressure. They should be comfortable adapting to various technology platforms.
 
This role is ideal for candidates seeking an entry into a career in journalism and news production, with degrees in journalism, communications, media or business/economics.

 
Key Responsibilities

  • Scheduling digital clipping for videos from CNBC Asia television
  • Writing compelling headlines and captions for videos to encourage viewing and sharing
  • Summarizing video clips in a clear and concise manner
  • Packaging story copy including graphics and appropriate links to CNBC.com standards, making it compelling to readers
  • Pitching, reporting and writing markets-focused news and analysis stories
  • Working with Video Editors globally
  • Checking playback functionality and auditing content
  • Copyediting and publishing videos to CNBC.com
  • Work closely with the digital editorial team to ensure that relevant videos are placed in articles and set to “autoplay” once  published
  • Transcribing major interviews for use in digital news reports
  • Assist digital editorial team in writing articles from TV guest appearances when needed
  • Assist the digital video team with production, processing and uploading when needed